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NTSB Identification: FTW67A0001
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269B, registration: N9303F
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0609   66/7/1    LITTLE ROCK ARK     HUGHES 269B         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0725                    N9303F              PX-  0  0  1  BUSINESS                  AGE 41, 19250 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 1202 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LITTLE ROCK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: ON GROUND                              STATIC: ENGINE RUNUP
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - GROUND RESONANCE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: MAIN GEAR-SHOCK ABSORBING ASSY,STRUTS,ATTACHMENTS,ETC.
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        REMARKS- TESTS SHOWED LDG GR OLEO STRUTS HAD EXCESS OIL AND NO AIR PRESSURE.17 HRS SINCE 100 HR INSPECTION.
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